All the Windwracked Stars

The Edda of Burdens (Volume 1)

Elizabeth Bear; Read by Kate Reading

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In Elizabeth Bear's All the Windwracked Stars the last of the Valkyries has come to the last city at the end of time, to reclaim the ancient swords of her dead brothers and sisters

It all began with Ragnarok, with the Children of the Light and the Tarnished ones battling to the death in the ice and the dark. At the end of the long battle, one Valkyrie survived, wounded, and one valraven – the steeds of the valkyrie.

Because they lived, Valdyrgard was not wholly destroyed. Because the valraven was transformed in the last miracle offered to a Child of the Light, Valdyrgard was changed to a world where magic and technology worked hand in hand.

2500 years later, Muire is in the last city on the dying planet, where the Technomancer rules what’s left of humanity. She's caught sight of someone she has not seen since the Last Battle:  Mingan the Wolf is hunting in her city. 

 

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On the Last Day:

He was born white, before she burned him.

But that wasn’t what happened first. Not in the beginning.

In the beginning was the end of the world.

There was snow at the end of the world, and Kasimir was dying in it. Broken wings dragged from his shoulders like defeated banners, disordered feathers hauling crimson streaks through the snow that would not stop falling. The wings were the worst pain, each step grinding bone shards through savaged muscle and lacing his withers with acid ribbons.

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“Bear's … elegant storytelling should appeal to fans of Charles de Lint, Jim Butcher, and other cross world and urban fantasy authors.”  --Library Journal on Whiskey and Water

 “Bear has a gift for capturing both the pleasure and pain involved in loving someone else, particularly in the acid love story between Kusanagi-Jones and Katherinessen. While these double-crossed lovers bring the novel to a nail-biting conclusion, it is the complex interplay of political motives and personal desires that lends the novel its real substance.”  --Washington Post on Carnival


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Elizabeth Bear; Read by Kate Reading

Elizabeth Bear was born on the same day as Frodo and Bilbo Baggins, but in a different year. This, coupled with a childhood tendency to read the dictionary for fun, led her inevitably to penury, intransigence, the mispronunciation of common English words, and the writing of speculative fiction. She is the author of seven previous sf/f novels, including A Companion to Wolves with Sarah Monette.

Narrator Kate Reading is the recipient of multiple AudioFile Earphones Awards and has been named by AudioFile magazine as a “Voice of the Century,” as well as the Best Voice in Science Fiction & Fantasy in 2008 and 2009 and Best Voice in Biography & Culture in 2010. Her audiobook credits include reading for such authors as Jane Austen, Robert Jordan, Edith Wharton, and Sophie Kinsella. 

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All the Windwracked Stars
Elizabeth Bear; Read by Kate Reading

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Unabridged Digital Audio

Unabridged  Digital Audio
Macmillan Audio
October 2008
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781427205650
ISBN10: 1427205655
Audio Run Time: 10:00
$19.99

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October 2008
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ISBN: 9781429949378
ISBN10: 1429949376
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 368 pages
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